Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hankou

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Archdiocese of Hankou
Archidioecesis Hancheuvensis
天主教汉口总教区
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Cathedral of St Joseph in Wuhan
Location
Country China
Ecclesiastical province Hankou
Statistics
Area 12,120 km2 (4,680 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 1950)
2,200,000
35,239 (1.6%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of St Joseph in Wuhan
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Sede Vacante

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hankou (Latin: Hancheuvensis, Chinese: 漢口) is a Metropolitan Latin archdiocese, based in the city of Hankou (formerly romanized as Hankow or Hangkow), one of the three cities whose merging formed modern-day Wuhan municipality, the capital of the Hubei Province, central China.

Its archiepiscopal see is the Cathedral of St. Joseph, in Wuhan. It is now, due to the political situation, a vacant 'underground' (arch)diocese.

Ecclesiastical province[edit]

Its Suffragan sees are :

History[edit]

Episcopal Ordinaries[edit]

(all Roman Rite)

Apostolic Vicars of Hupeh and Hunan 湖廣

TO BE COMPLETED

Apostolic Vicars of Eastern Hupeh 湖北東境
  • Vicars Apostolic of Hankou 漢口 (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Eugenio Massi, O.F.M. (希賢) (January 26, 1927 – December 10, 1944)
    • Bishop Eugenio Massi, O.F.M. (希賢) (Apostolic Administrator 1925 – January 26, 1927)
    • Bishop Graziano Génnaro, O.F.M. (July 24, 1909 – 1924)

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Coordinates: 30°34′57″N 114°17′24″E / 30.5826°N 114.2901°E / 30.5826; 114.2901